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Book Deals: Week of May 25, 2020

Among the big deals this week are Robin Desser’s first acquisition in her new role as editor-in-chief at Random House and Delacorte’s purchase of Kelly Oxford’s YA debut. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Children’s Books Launches MAGIC TREE HOUSE Home Adventures

Random House Children’s Books will launch Magic Tree House Home Adventures, an online program of activities, crafts, recipes, reading challenges, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-24 17:57:06 UTC ]
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RH's Bob Loomis Dies at Age 93

Bob Loomis, who began his career as an editor at Random House when company founders Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer were still running the publisher, died April 19 at age 93. Loomis retired from Random House in 2011. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Loomis, Who Edited Angelou, Styron and Morris, Dies at 93

He wielded his pencil at Random House for more than 50 years, nurturing the writing of Seymour Hersh, Neil Sheehan, Pete Dexter and other authors. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-20 22:42:26 UTC ]
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Changed My Mind podcasters sign with Random House Business

Random House Business has acquired Poles Apart, "a major new analysis of political and social tribalism" by the presenters of the podcast "Changed My Mind". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 07:14:51 UTC ]
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Gratitude as a Way of Life: PW Talks with Galen Guengerich

Guengerich, a senior minister at New York City’s Unitarian Church of All Souls, sets out to create a modern template for spirituality based on gratitude in 'The Way of Gratitude: A New Spirituality for Today' (Random House, June). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Withdraws From BookExpo and BookCon 2020: Coronavirus Update

Penguin Random House, announces its withdrawal from New York City’s 2020 BookExpo and ReedPop’s associated public weekend, BookCon. The post Penguin Random House Withdraws From BookExpo and BookCon 2020: Coronavirus Update appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-18 19:57:06 UTC ]
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WaterBrook Launches Gift Books Line

Random House’s WaterBrook imprint will debut six Christian gift books and products in the fall through its new line, Ink & Willow. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle: PRH ‘well on its way’ to reducing carbon emissions 20% by 2025

Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House c.e.o., has said Penguin Random House is "well on its way" to reducing its carbon emissions by 20% by 2025, after parent company Bertelsmann declared its goal to be "climate neutral" by 2030. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 12:34:10 UTC ]
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How Colum McCann Shaped Loss Into a Book

“Apeirogon,” the latest novel from the National Book Award winner, will be released next week by Random House. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-17 11:01:40 UTC ]
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A Final Farewell to Susan Kamil

On December 5, New York's trade publishing community packed the TimesCenter in Manhattan to hear a who's who of authors remember the highly regarded Random House publisher Susan Kamil, who died suddenly on September 8 at 69. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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When impeachment and the campaign collide

Yesterday morning, Gordon Sondland, the Trump donor turned US ambassador to the European Union, gave explosive testimony in the impeachment inquiry—directly tying the president and his top allies, including Mikes Pence and Pompeo, to the Ukraine scandal. Comparisons to John Dean’s testimony that... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-21 12:58:24 UTC ]
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The New York Times’ acclaimed “1619 Project” to become a series of books.

Random House announced today that they’ve acquired the rights to a series of books based on the New York Times Magazine’s extraordinarily popular “1619 Project,” which interrogates received perspectives on four centuries of slavery in America through essays, stories, histories, poems, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 13:52:40 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Ian Williams Wins 2019 Giller Prize

Ian Williams has won the C$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious and richest award for fiction, for his debut novel, 'Reproduction,' published by Random House Canada. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ward becomes Random House US publisher

Andy Ward has been promoted to Random House US publisher effective immediately. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 15:04:10 UTC ]
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Ward, Desser Have New Roles at Random House

At Penguin Random House's flagship imprint, Andy Ward has been promoted to publisher, while Knopf's Robin Desser has been tapped as senior v-p and editor-in-chief. Ward is replacing Susan Kamil, who died, suddenly, last month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US to expand with new Nevada distribution centre

​Penguin Random House US is expanding its distribution operations with a new centre in Nevada.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 11:21:34 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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Misguided Chivalry, Disastrous Dates, and Other Cartoons

The following cartoons are from Liana Finck’s new book, Excuse Me, which compiles hundreds of her drawings from Instagram and The New Yorker over the last few years.  * __________________________________ From the book Excuse Me by Liana Finck. Copyright © 2019 by Liana Finck. Published by Random... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-24 08:48:06 UTC ]
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